Watch Univision Chicago Online

Watch Univision Chicago Online


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Univision Chicago

Joliet/Chicago, Illinois
United States
City Joliet, Illinois
Branding Univision Chicago (general)
Noticias Univision Chicago (newscasts)
Channels Digital: 38 (UHF)
(to move to 35 (UHF))
Virtual: 66 (PSIP)
Subchannels (See table)
Affiliations Univision (O&O)
Owner Univision Communications
(WGBO License Partnership, G.P.)
First air date September 18, 1981 (36 years ago) (1981-09-18)
Call letters’ meaning Grant BrOadcasting
(reference to former owner)
Sister station(s) TV: WXFT-DT
Former callsigns WFBN (1981–1986)
WGBO-TV (1986–2009)
Former channel number(s) Analog:
66 (UHF, 1981–2009)
53 (UHF, 2005–2009)
Former affiliations Independent (1981–1995)
Transmitter power 600 kW
550 kW (CP)
Height 401.4 m (1,317 ft)
418 m (1,371 ft) (CP)
Facility ID 12498
Transmitter coordinates 41°53′56″N 87°37′23″W / 41.89889°N 87.62306°W / 41.89889; -87.62306Coordinates: 41°53′56″N 87°37′23″W / 41.89889°N 87.62306°W / 41.89889; -87.62306
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For Univision Chicago


State Illinois
Country USA
Virtual Channel 66
RF Channel 38
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 137.08999633789062 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 401m
Latitude 41.89889907836914
Longitude -87.62310028076172
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 582m
Callsign WGBO-DT
MHZ 596
Network Affiliation UNIVISION
Contact Street 1 541 North Fairbanks Court
Contact Street 2 11th Floor
Contact City Chicago
Contact State IL
Contact Zip 60611
Contact Phone 312-670-1000
Additional Data FCC Station Information


Univision Chicago WGBO is a Spanish-language TV station in Chicago, IL. It’s a news and entertainment station that broadcasts a mix of local news, weather, traffic, sports, and entertainment. In addition to being known as Univision Chicago, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WGBO. You can watch the station online via the Univision Chicago WGBO live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: Univision Chicago
Call Sign: WGBO
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Genre: News, Entertainment
Website: Univision Chicago WGBO Homepage

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Univision Chicago WGBO is owned by Univision Communications Inc. It is an affiliate of the network Univision network. As an affiliate, Univision Chicago tends to focus its original news coverage on local issues during the traditional morning, mid-day, evening and late-night news slots. To fill in the rest of its broadcasting schedule, the station airs national programs provided by Univision.

Contact the Station

If you’re a public relations rep, you may want to mail some promotional materials to the station or get in touch with a specific member of its team. If you’re a curious viewer, you might be interested in arranging a tour of the station’s facilities. In either case, in addition to the contact info above, here are some more ways to get in touch:
By mail: 541 N Fairbanks Ct Ste 1100 Chicago, IL 60611-3389. Phone: 312-670-1000. Fax: 312-494-6496. Email: [email protected]